Dialysis and Aches and Pains

kneeOne of the less attractive side effects of long term BigD is the gradual expansion of aches and pains in muscles and joints: hands, feet, shoulders and knees (especially knees!).

I first noticed it about two years after I returned to BigD in 2008.  Slowly, my joints began to lose their flexibility.  I started to get what I thought was arthritis in my hands and knees.  I couldn’t get my right hand to make a fist, just a claw (maybe that’s what that guy, “the Craw” had in Get Smart?). (more…)